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cork tree

noun
1.
the cork oak, Quercus suber, of the beech family.
2.
any of several Asian citrus trees of the genus Phellodendron, having a corky bark.
Origin of cork tree
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English
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  • Cork comes from the resilient, spongy bark of the cork tree.
  • The cork used in linoleum is harvested from the cork tree on an ongoing basis without harming the tree.

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